Crime

Man booked in shooting of Madera sheriff’s deputy

Luis Alberto Maravilla
Luis Alberto Maravilla Madera County Sheriff's Office

Luis Alberto Maravilla, 39, was identified as the gunman who shot and wounded a Madera County Sheriff’s deputy Sunday night.

Maravilla was booked on charges of attempted mudrer of a peace officer, criminal threats, domestic battery and other charges. The shooting took place in the 28000 block of Avenue 15 3/4 about 9 p.m. as the sheriff’s sergeant drove to a report of a domestic violence incident.

Sgt. Mike Pace, a 28-year veteran was treated for a gunshot wound to the leg and released.

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